Overview:Rockne: The Coach, the Man, the Legend - On April 1, 1931, newspapers in all parts of the country announced in giant headlines that Knute Rockne had died in a plane crash in Kansas. Who was Rockne, age forty-three, to receive all this attention? As head coach of the Notre Dame football team, he was a celebrity whose face and voice were familiar to millions through magazines, newspapers, and radio. At Notre Dame, he himself had been a great football player. After graduation, he remained to teach chemistry and coach track and football. At thirty, he was named head football coach for the Fighting Irish, and over the next thirteen years, his team went undefeated five times. Rockne coached stars such as George Gipp, one of the most talented men ever to play the game, and the "Four Horsemen," the most famous backfield in football history. He raised the status of the coaching profession and helped develop Notre Dame's nationwide following of millions of Irish and other Catholics, many of whom had never even entered a college classroom. In Rockne Jerry Brondfield has recaptured the magnetism that made Rockne great. In this dramatic and peculiarly American story, he shows how a Norwegian immigrant could gain lasting fame as the coach of an American game at a university founded by Frenchmen and associated with the Irish.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725649-9780803226791. It was written by the following authors: Jerry Brondfield, Jay Atkinson. Book Rockne: The Coach, the Man, the Legend, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Nebraska Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, True Stories, Sports Books. The book was published on 2009-09-01 00:00:00. It has 288 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 318 g. File for download Rockne: The Coach, the Man, the Legend has PDF format and is called rockne-the-coach-the-man-the-legend.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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